A$220 – A$480

Aboriginal Mental Health First Aid - TWO DAY Course

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150 Hay Street

#Suite 9

Subiaco, WA 6008

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Aboriginal Mental Health First Aid

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This popular course will be offered again in February 2021.

Please click here for our 2021 training calendar including full details and bookings.

Mental Health First Aid is the help in a mental health crisis, until appropriate professional treatment is received or the crisis resolves.

Led by a skilled Aboriginal trainer, Wayne Coles, this specialist course is ideal for anyone working with Aboriginal communities. Integrating a cultural perspective, it explores Aboriginal social and emotional wellbeing, mental health problems in indigenous communities and particular strategies for working ATSI people.

Content covered in an Aboriginal context includes:

  • Understanding mental health, including diagnoses, prevalence and common misconceptions.
  • Symptoms and causes of depression, anxiety, psychosis.
  • How to provide initial support to adults who are experiencing a mental health crisis.
  • Crisis First Aid for: suicidal behaviour, panic attacks, aggressive behaviour, self harm, acute psychosis.
  • Responding to the effects of traumatic events and drug and alcohol misuse.

This course includes:

  • Engaging, up-to-date materials.
  • Take-home reference package and free online resources.
  • All day catering and beverages - with dietary needs catered for.
  • Post-course contacts for help and advice.
  • Certificate of attendance.

PRICES

Standard | $480

Corporate and Government

Non-Profit/ Individuals | $320

Staff of non-profit organisations, micro-businesses with less than 5 staff and self-funded waged individuals

Concession | $220

Concession Card Holders paying as individuals

SCHOLARSHIPS

We offer a small number of scholarships to those who would otherwise be unable to afford to attend. Scholarship recipients pay a nominal fee of $70 toward catering and materials. Click here to apply.

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Subiaco Community Business Space (next to the Palms Community Centre), corner Rokeby and Nicholson roads, Subiaco.

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